Yosemite Photography: Autumn Light

Half Dome Fall colors, Guided hike in Yosemite with expert photographers
October 16, 2014 to October 19, 2014

Autumn is a wonderful time to visit Yosemite, and take advantage of smaller crowds, incredible foliage and amazing spectacles of light and shadow. Photographers of all levels and camera formats are welcome to participate in this informative and fun workshop. Join two renowned photographers with years of experience photographing Yosemite. They will share their discoveries and help you develop your own unique way of capturing Yosemite’s beauty. You will explore many different subjects in the Valley area, including Yosemite’s most famous natural icons. This workshop will commence with an evening social on Thursday, Oct. 16, in Yosemite Valley. The first full day of instruction will begin on Friday morning, Oct. 17, in Yosemite Valley; the program runs through midday Sunday.

Experience package includes camping Oct. 16–20 at Upper Pines Campground plus entry into Yosemite. Upgrade your package to stay at Yosemite Lodge at the Falls Oct. 16–20. Information about upgrading your package will be available once you have registered. View a suggested packing list for this program.

Hiking: Easy; no more than 2 miles a day
Elevation: 4,000'
Experience package: $399
Leaders: Dave Wyman and Ken Rockwell
Dave Wyman, Yosemite Conservancy expert photography guide

Dave Wyman

Dave Wyman is an accomplished photographer and author of three pictorial guidebooks (“Backroads of Northern California”, “Backroads of Southern California”, and “Yosemite in Photographs”). His photographs and articles have appeared in Outdoor Photographer, Outside, Backpacker, Sky and Telescope, and many other publications. He is an experienced guide, leading tours for environmental organizations and museums, in addition to photography tours and workshops through his company, Image Quest. He enjoys sharing his passion for photography and the outdoors.

Ken Rockwell, Yosemite Conservancy expert photography guide

Ken Rockwell

Ken Rockwell is a talented photographer and host of a popular website for essays, photo galleries, lessons and equipment reviews. Having fully the embraced digital age, Ken is equally adept with traditional 35mm, panoramic, medium and large format photography. An engineer by training, Ken has an artistic eye and is excited to share his knowledge and opinions about photography.